Blue Guides: Complete Cultural Guides -- The art, history and architecture of this region is rich, as is its wine and gastronomy which are described in detail in this guide. Full-colour throughout with detailed maps and diagrams. Includes Blue Guides Recommended dining and accommodation suggestions. The author, supported by the classicists and art historians on the Blue Guides editorial board, has updated this new edition with a wealth of detail. Illustrations to inform rather than to decorate: maps, diagrams, floor plans, architectural details and photographs -- "Often plagiarised by other guide writers, Blue Guides have always been a gold standard for accuracy and depth" Daily Telegraph. "Guide books in the grand tradition of thoroughness and objectivity" Georgia Review.